• Goodwill Aug 17

    Nonprofits Say We're Donating Too Much Junk

    We’ve all been clearing out clutter while bound to our homes this past year, and nonprofits say they’ve received more donated goods than ever. But it also comes at a huge cost to them, because some people are donating junk. The I-Team found out how big the problem is and what you need to know before donating your used goods....

  • Goodwill May 19

    Goodwill Stores Have a Message: Please Stop Donating Trash

    Across the country, thrift stores have been flooded by household items, the offerings of people who have been homebound for months and are eager to clear out some of their possessions

  • Mississippi Dec 15, 2020

    2-Year-Old Boy Abandoned Outside Mississippi Goodwill With a Note

    Police in Mississippi said a 2-year-old boy was abandoned outside a Goodwill in Southaven with a plastic bag containing a change of clothes and a note, NBC News reports. The child was found outside the Goodwill drop-off just before 10 a.m. on Monday, police said. He was unable to give officers his name or the names of his parents or…

  • coronavirus pandemic Jun 8, 2020

    Goodwill Reopens 21 Stores, With Some Changes

    Goodwill stores in Southern California are reopening from Victorville to Los Angeles after shuttering for months due to the coronavirus pandemic.  Stores closed March 18 as coronavirus cases spread, but now 21 locations will gradually reopen out of 80 total.  Goodwill reminds in-store customers that hours are changing so staff can clean and restock shelves. The new hours are Monday…

  • donations May 8, 2020

    Thrift Stores See a Surge in Donations Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

    People have had plenty of time to clean out their closets during stay-at-home orders, and this has translated to a spike in donations to thrift stores. At first glance, this seems like a win-win situation for secondhand shops, which rely on donations to fund their nonprofit missions. However, some thrift stores — especially those that are closed or operating with a reduced staff —...

  • Goodwill Apr 28, 2020

    Goodwill Swaps Out Clothing and Delivers Food to Those in Need

    Goodwill encourages people to reduce, reuse and repurpose, and that is just what is happening at one of their distribution centers in Orange County. Alberto Barrera said just like the motto, his services are being repurposed to meet needs during the coronavirus pandemic. For the last six years, Barrera has been behind the wheels of big trucks from Goodwill donation…

  • coronavirus Apr 28, 2020

    Goodwill Donation Center Repurposes Trucks to Deliver Food to Those in Need

    Goodwill locations in Orange County has temporarily donated 8,000 square feet of warehouse space to Second Harvest Food Bank. Vikki Vargas reports for the NBC4 News at 4 p.m. on Monday, April 27, 2020.

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